Father Michael McGivney, the founder of the Knights of Columbus, may be an ideal prospective saint for the current age, said Carl A. Anderson, supreme knight of the international fraternal order.
Knights ‘praying for years’ for beatification of founder
Pope clears way for beatification of Knights of Columbus founder
Vatican announced May 27 that Pope Francis cleared the way for Father Michael McGivney’s beatification.
Minnesota high school prepares for beatification of one of its own
Brother Miller, who taught at then-Cretin High School in St. Paul from 1966-1971 and again from 1979-1980, was officially recognized by Pope Francis as a martyr last year, clearing the way for beatification.
Forever in bluejeans: Icon painter brings Minnesota martyr to life
Brother James Miller, who was born in 1944 in Wisconsin and shot to death in Guatemala in 1982, has been recognized as a martyr by the Vatican and will be beatified Dec. 7
Archbishop Sheen will be beatified Dec. 21 at Peoria’s cathedral
The ceremony will be at 10 a.m. local time at the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception in Peoria.
Pope signs decrees in causes for St. John Paul’s mentor, two martyrs
Pope Francis recognized the miracle needed for the beatification of Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski, a mentor and friend of St. John Paul II.
Mom says miracle in Sheen cause that saved her son is gift to whole church
Pope Francis has formally approved the miracle attributed to the intercession of Archbishop Sheen, moving him one step closer to beatification.
Tolton sainthood cause advances; next step would be ‘venerable’ decree
A theological commission has unanimously recognized his “virtuous and heroic life,” advancing his sainthood cause and moving him one step closer to being declared “venerable” by Pope Francis.